Bangalore, 19th October 2023 — ADAMA India, a leading agricultural solutions provider, reaffirms its dedication to supporting The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s mission to provide nutritious mid-day meal food to government & government-aided school children. With a vision centered on nourishing communities and empowering the next generation, ADAMA India is proud to stand alongside farmers and contribute to a brighter future.
ADAMA India’s longstanding commitment to The Akshaya Patra Foundation has been marked by significant support. Despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, the company provided 4000 happiness kits, reaching even the most remote areas, including Bellary, Srikakulam, Nagpur, and Baran. These kits brought hope and relief to families facing adversity.
In addition to this, ADAMA extended its support by providing sanitization kits in Lucknow, Gorakhpur, and Guntur, contributing to public health and safety efforts during the pandemic.
In the fiscal year 2021-22, ADAMA India’s contributions amounted to a total sponsorship of 30.98 Lakhs for Happiness Kits, Sanitization kits, and the Mid-Day Meal program at the Mangalagiri location. This commitment continued into the fiscal year 2022-23, with a total sponsorship of 31.72 Lakhs, which included the donation of two vehicles costing 15.86 lakhs each.
The latest initiatives include the inauguration of a vehicle in Bhubaneshwar on September 12, 2023, and another in Varanasi on July 15, 2023. These vehicles have a capacity of 1.91 tons and 1.7 tons, respectively, benefiting over 5500 children and supplying a remarkable 64,970 meals per location.
Ramesh Reddy, Head of Sales – North, ADAMA India, expressed the company’s ethos: “In ADAMA, we take pride in closely working with the farmers and helping them protect their crops. We value our farmers’ hard work in growing food for us, and ensuring every child gets quality food is our way of giving it back to society. We believe nutritious food will keep them healthy and encourage them to pursue education for a successful future.”
Mr. Anant Arora, Chief Sustainability and Communication Officer of The Akshaya Patra Foundation, said, “We are grateful for ADAMA India’s continued commitment to providing nutritious mid-day meals to government and government-aided school children. Their unwavering support has enabled us to reach even the most remote areas and provide much-needed relief to families facing adversity. Their generosity is a testament to their commitment to nourishing communities and empowering the next generation.”
ADAMA India remains dedicated to fostering positive change in communities, ensuring that no child goes hungry, and every child has the opportunity to thrive.